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Ogden Museum of Southern Art
The mission of The Ogden Museum of Southern Art, University of New
Orleans, is to broaden the knowledge, understanding and appreciation of
the visual arts and culture of the American South through its permanent
collections, changing exhibitions, educational programs, publications,
research center, and its Goldring-Woldenberg Institute for the
Advancement of Southern Art and Culture. To that end, the museum will
collect, conserve, exhibit, study, and interpret the art of the South
within the context of the region's history and culture.
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Amistad Research Center at Tulane University
As the nation's largest independent archives specializing in the history of African Americans and other ethnic groups, the Amistad Research Center is dedicated to preserving America's ethnic heritage by providing a home to the manuscripts, photographs, oral histories, books, periodicals and works of art that contain the history of peoples, of nations, of beliefs and dreams, of a past worth sharing with the future.
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Center for Louisiana Studies at The University of Louisiana at Lafayette
The Center for Louisiana Studies, established in 1973, seeks to plan, promote, and pursue programs of acquisition, research, and interpretation designed to provide scholars, students, and interested individuals with a better understanding of Louisiana's history and culture.
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The Historic New Orleans Collection
The Historic New Orleans Collection is a museum, research center, and publisher dedicated to the study and preservation of the history and culture of New Orleans and the Gulf South region. General and Mrs. L. Kemper Williams, collectors of Louisiana materials, established the institution in 1966 to keep their collection intact and available for research and exhibition to the public. Over the 40 years since its founding, The Historic New Orleans Collection has added to its holdings and augmented the physical structures that house them, established ambitious publishing and exhibition schedules, and developed innovative educational programs.
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Louisiana Folklife Center
The Louisiana Folklife Program, within the Division of the Arts, is designed to identify, document, conserve, and present the folk cultural resources of Louisiana. Folklife includes living traditions learned informally over time within ethnic, regional, occupational, and family groups.
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Louisiana Research Collection at Tulane University Library
LaRC offers a full range of resources, from books and archives to maps
and images. We support almost every area of Louisiana research; special
strengths include art, business, Carnival, Civil War, environmental
studies, Jewish studies, medicine, politics, social welfare, southern
literature, transportation, urban studies, and women's studies.
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Louisiana State Library
The State Library of Louisiana is one of your greatest sources for research, cultural, and governmental information, with special emphasis on resources unique to Louisiana.
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Louisiana State Museum
New Orleans' most prominent heritage attraction is the Louisiana State Museum, a complex of national landmarks housing thousands of artifacts and works of art reflecting Louisiana's legacy of historic events and cultural diversity.
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Louisiana State University
The quality of LSU’s academics is reflected in the number of nationally ranked programs and nationally recognized scholars at LSU. Since its first commencement in 1869, LSU has awarded nearly 200,000 degrees. That number continues to grow and includes some of the nation’s best and brightest graduates.
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